State of excitement

Customized codes and top-of-the-line supercomputers are enabling teams in three states to enter a quantum world where excited electrons and… Read More

January 13, 2016

Blade thaw

At the GE Energy Learning Center in upstate New York, workers learn to fix and maintain wind turbines. Physicist Masako… Read More

October 17, 2013


Intel released a novel transistor last year, the Tri-Gate, which replaced a two-dimensional flat planar gate with a 3-D silicon… Read More

January 31, 2012

Catching rays

Sometimes it takes a big machine to understand the tiniest details. Continue reading → Read More

October 14, 2009

Building tiny detectors

For Darryl Holm, it’s about the geometry. Holm, an applied mathematics professor at London’s Imperial College, studies how shape affects… Read More

June 18, 2007